Britax Child Safety is recalling about 14,220 Chaperone infant car seats. The car seats have a defect in the harness adjuster that can result in ineffective safety harness straps.
The recall affects the following Chaperone infant car seat models:
The harness adjuster is located at the foot of the car seat and can be accessed by lifting the fabric and checking that the adjuster is secured in place by the rivet. The recalled child safety seats were manufactured from September 2010 through April 2011.
Consumers who have a detached harness adjuster or that would like further information about this recall should contact Britax Child Safety at 888-427-4829 or http://www.britaxusa.com.